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Starbound is a 2D space exploration sandbox game developed by Chucklefish Games. Star systems, planets, weapons, and enemies are randomly generated, but unlike other games in the genre there is also plot the player can follow if he chooses.

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As its huge Winter Sale comes to an end, Steam has revealed the Top 100 best-selling games of 2016 on the digital distribution platform. The games are ranked by gross revenue generated, and divided into four tiers: platinum, gold, silver, and bronze.

What’s noticeable is the strong distribution of indie games across all tiers, including the top platinum tier. While big-budget triple-A titles like Fallout 4, Dark Souls III, and Grand Theft Auto V are included in the tier, so too are indie titles like Rocket League and No Man’s Sky. The latter is most surprising, given its critical reception.


Moving down to the gold tier, more surprise indie hits can be found. Dead by Daylight and Stardew Valley have found a prominent audience, and sit alongside shooters such as Doom, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

The silver tier sees popular Steam Early Access titles enter the mix, with the likes of Subnautica, Rust, and Planet Coaster. These unfinished games are butting heads with triple-A open world games like Watch Dogs 2, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, and Far Cry: Primal.


The final bronze tier sees the largest indie representation. 7 Days to Die, Garry’s Mod, Factorio, Starbound, Darkest Dungeon, Terraria, Grim Dawn, RimWorld, Endless Legend, Firewatch, and Undertale are just a few of the notable indie games on the list. On the bronze triple-A side, the likes of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Hitman, Mafia III, Just Cause 3, and Far Cry 4 share the same status.

What this list shows is just how little barrier is left between indie and triple-A adoption – at least for PC gamers buying their games digitally. With more and more indie games releasing on Steam each year, it will be interesting to see how the ratio changes at the end of 2017, and what the year’s surprise indie megahits will be.

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wrthofnino
wrthofnino

With the game coming out of Early Access and finally being launched July 22nd, 2016 to release version 1.0, many things have changed over the years. TONS of content has been added! I played this a few years ago when it was very early on, and thought I'd do a playthrough of the release version. Check it out!

Starbound v.1.0 Long Playthrough -- Youtube.com

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Ogdred
Ogdred

They really should update the pics , soo much has changed ingame.

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KOYK_GR
KOYK_GR

question can you use npc's to follow you? and act like expendable soldiers? breed them or somthing? ty

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KOYK_GR
KOYK_GR

btw are any quest? and is ther an option to end the game? like kill that super race of aliens? that coming slowly to our solar system?

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden

check out the latest news article, details what exactly happens when you complete the game. So theres the first bigger over arching goal of collecting pixels to go through the different tiers, defeating each boss and unlocking the next piece of equipment to gain access to those areas that where just about impossible to navigate or get to before.

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dangergerbil
dangergerbil

OMG! Such a great game. So much to explore and see Ill be playing for years but still not see it all

I have created a first impressions video review to help new players see what they can expect to find.

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Cyral
Cyral

Congratulations Chucklefish!

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cataclysmicknight
cataclysmicknight

WOW!!!! Congrats on #1 in the 2013 IndieDB Game of the Year!!!! The game looks awesome btw :D

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yone
yone

It looks cool! I really love explorating thingies on games.

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Chickenshot
Chickenshot

Dudes you got the first spot at the IOTY 2013! CONGRATULATIONS!

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This game was in development for a seemingly long time in order to perfect the mechanics, content, and maximize player satisfaction. The team has worked long and hard to finally release a beta test that was just launched on 12/4/2013. The game has its flaws, but it is very minute, the random generated aliens and procedurally generated guns are great and the crafting item descriptions are very humorous.

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